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Journeys 2014 Common Core

First Grade

Tools of the Trade

|Teacher Materials |

|Tool |Image |Purpose |Use in Your Classroom |

|Teacher Editions | |Offers easy organization and | |

|1 for each of the 6 units | |Instructional support for | |

| | |Whole-Group instruction, Small Group| |

| | |instruction, Extended Reading, | |

| | |Intervention and ELL support. | |

|Big Books | |Invite children back to school and | |

|(11) | |provide a modeled/shared reading to | |

| | |introduce each unit. | |

| | |Back to School: Jack’s Talent, Back| |

| | |to School | |

| | |Unit 1: My Colors, My World; Chuck’s| |

| | |Truck | |

| | |Unit 2: A Cake All for Me; The | |

| | |Secret | |

| | |Unit 3: Vulture View; Beetle Bop | |

| | |Unit 4: A Huge Hog is a Big Pig | |

| | |Unit 5: Up, Down, and Around | |

| | |Unit 6: Karate Hour | |

|Focus Wall Posters |[pic] |Provides a weekly classroom look at | |

| | |the literature and skills that | |

| | |provide the focus for each week. | |

|Grab and Go Kits | | All the resources needed for weekly| |

| | |instruction including leveled | |

| | |practice; organized in an easy to | |

| | |use lesson folder. | |

| Literacy and Language Guide | |Grade level teaching guide that | |

| | |provides reading mini-lessons and | |

| | |interactive Read-Aloud for core | |

| | |reading selections by Irene Fountas | |

| | |as well as Spelling and Vocabulary | |

| | |activities by Shane Templeton. | |

|Student Materials |

|Student Book |[pic] |Delivers weekly grade level Common | |

| | |Core instruction through the anchor | |

| | |text, analyze the test boxes, turn | |

| | |and talk activities, paired text | |

| | |with activities for text to text | |

| | |comparison as well as a grammar and | |

| | |writing lesson. | |

|Trade Books | | | |

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| | |Three books with complete lesson | |

| | |plans in the Teacher’s Edition to | |

| | |use with Units 2, 4, and 6. | |

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|Reader’s Notebook | |Provides opportunities for | |

| | |responding to the Anchor Text and | |

| | |citing text evidence. Also provides| |

| | |practice for phonics, vocabulary | |

| | |strategies, spelling, grammar, and | |

| | |writing. | |

|Resources to Support Instruction |

|Instructional Card Kit | |Includes: | |

| | |High Frequency Word Cards (K-2) | |

| | |Vocabulary in Context Cards (K-3) | |

| | |Retelling Cards (K-2) | |

| | |Letter, Word, Picture Cards (K-3) | |

| | |Punctuation Cards (K-2) | |

|Sound Spelling Cards |[pic] |Supports the connection between the | |

|Included in Alphafriends for | |spoken sound and the spelling of | |

|Kindergarten | |that sound. | |

|ELL Language Support Cards | | | |

| | |Helps pre-teach critical skills and | |

| | |supports a variety of ELL vocabulary| |

| | |needs. | |

|Common Core Writing Handbook TE | |Includes writing models along with | |

| | |interactive practice and a handbook | |

| | |section that is a tool students can | |

| | |refer to when engaged in writing. | |

|Family Connection Book |[pic] |Includes a weekly menu of | |

| | |interactive games, activities, and | |

| | |reading passages. These activities | |

| | |support classroom reading vocabulary| |

| | |and skills in ways that enable | |

| | |parents to work along with their | |

| | |child. | |

|Assessments |

|Emerging Literacy Survey |[pic] |Diagnostic instrument of phonemic | |

| | |awareness, basic reading skills, | |

| | |plus passages for reading in | |

| | |context. | |

|Diagnostic Assessment |[pic] |Individually administered tests | |

| | |which provide a diagnostic | |

| | |instrument of basic reading skills, | |

| | |plus passages for reading in | |

| | |context; results provide targeted | |

| | |suggestions to inform instruction | |

| | |for grouping. | |

|Weekly Assessments | |Weekly assessment of Target | |

| |[pic] |Vocabulary, Vocabulary Strategies, | |

| | |Comprehension, Decoding, and | |

| | |Grammar. | |

|Unit and Benchmark Assessments | |Help prepare students for Common | |

| |[pic] |Core Assessment—reading complex text| |

| | |and performance tasks. | |

|Progress Monitoring Assessment | |Supports Tier II Intervention | |

| |[pic] |instruction centered around the | |

| | |Write-In Readers. Given bi-weekly. | |

|Cold Reads |[pic] |Leveled passages to build | |

| | |comprehension of increasingly | |

| | |complex texts; includes complex | |

| | |questions requiring text evidence; | |

| | |aligned to Common Core State | |

| | |Standards; opportunities to develop | |

| | |and monitor fluency. | |

|Test Power |[pic] |Additional coverage and support for | |

|(Student Edition) | |standardized tests & standards. | |

|Small Group Instruction |

|Vocabulary Readers | |Provides practice and application of| |

|(6 copies of each of the 30 | |weekly target vocabulary presented | |

|titles) | |in core student book. All are | |

| | |nonfiction, have been leveled by | |

| | |Irene Fountas, and have a leveled | |

| | |instructional guide. | |

|Leveled Readers |[pic] |Provides leveled Guided Reading | |

|(on, above, below & ELL level) | |instruction and practice for the | |

|(6 copies of each. 30 titles per | |comprehension skills and vocabulary | |

|level; includes 8-page | |taught in the main selection. They | |

|Teaching guide.) | |are leveled A-Z by Irene Fountas. | |

|Decodable Readers | | | |

|(6 Unit Titles, 6 copies) | |Provides targeted practice for the | |

| | |week’s phonics skill. | |

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| | |Flip-chart style center activity | |

| | |stations: Think and Write, | |

|Literacy Centers | |Comprehension and Fluency, and Word | |

| | |Study. | |

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|Intervention |

| | |Strategic Intervention Support for | |

|Write-In Readers | |Tier II. Consumable work texts that| |

| | |pre-teach and reteach weekly core | |

| | |skills and vocabulary to help Tier | |

| | |II students successfully access | |

| | |classroom instruction. “Be a | |

| | |Reading Detective” returns students | |

| | |to the anchor text in the core | |

| | |student book to read closely for | |

| | |important textual clues. | |

| |[pic] |Provides targeted skill lessons for | |

|Reading Tool Kit | |Intensive Intervention (Tier III) | |

| | |for primary grade students. | |

|DIGITAL RESOURCES |

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| | |Provides Weekly Common Core reading | |

| | |practice and assessment with complex| |

|Reading Assessment App | |texts tied to weekly major ELA | |

| | |skills and topics. | |

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| |[pic] |Enables students from grades K | |

| | |through 6 to access and read digital| |

|Leveled Reader App | |fiction and non-fiction readers that| |

| | |are appropriate to their grade and | |

| | |guided reading level. | |

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